Physician Assistant Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has only one school where physician assistant faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physician assistant in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses physician assistant training at the physician assistant masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Physician Assistant Employment

Atlanta 1,270
Georgia 2,430

Exactly 1,270 of the 2,430 physician assistant professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physician assistant professionals in Atlanta has grown by 28%. As the number of physician assistant professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Physician Assistant employment growth

2,160 2,700 2,400 2,610 2,430
990 1,440 1,270 1,430 1,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Physician Assistant VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$76,640 $85,430 $86,810 $85,270 $83,490
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physician Assistant in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of physician assistant professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for physician assistant professionals have also increased. In 2010 Atlanta physician assistant professionals earned an average yearly salary of $83,490. Four years earlier in 2006, physician assistant professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $76,640 per year. The growth in the salary of physician assistant professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physician assistant professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$62,960
25th percentile
$70,320
50th percentile
$82,420
75th percentile
$93,470
90th percentile
$108,610

Atlanta physician assistant professionals earn a median yearly salary of $82,420. The difference in pay between the physician assistant professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 73%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $62,960 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $108,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Physician assistant professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Dental Hygienist
$72,510
Health Science
$75,396
Physician Assistant
$83,490

On average physician assistant professional salaries in Atlanta are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physician Assistant schools in Atlanta

1

There is only one accredited physician assistant school in the city. Many of Atlanta's physician assistant professionals are graduates of this school.

Physician Assistant Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physician assistant offered by Atlanta's physician assistant school.

Student Completed Physician Assistant Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
51
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total51

In 2010 approximately 51 students completed physician assistant courses.

Physician Assistant Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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